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 (nĕk′rə-fĭl′ē-ə) also nec·roph′i·lism (nĭ-krōf′ə-lĭz′əm, nĕ-)
1. Obsessive fascination with death and corpses.
2. The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving a corpse.

nec′ro·phil′i·ac′ (-ē-ăk′) adj. & n.
nec′ro·phile′ (-fīl′) n.
nec′ro·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.


[ˈnekrəʊˌfaɪl] Nnecrófilo/a m/f
References in periodicals archive ?
DEADLY BLESSING (PolyGram Filmed Entertainment & Planetary 1981); DERANGED: CONFESSIONS OF A NECROPHILE (Karr International Pictures 1974); HOMICIDAL (William Castle Productions 1961); No WAY TO TREAT A LADY (Sol C.
And Lester Ballard, a known murderer, necrophile, madman, and member of Sevier County, Tennessee, is a direct affront to their sense of righteousness.
The newspaper said this preacher named Zakaria Botros Henein teaches that Mohammed was a necrophile, a homosexual and a pedophile.
I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.
The students got that Gowdy wants us to understand that the female necrophile who narrates the title story is both a hyperbolic representation of male sexuality and a challenge to phallocentric culture; that the two-headed man's obsession with normalcy ironically renders him monstrous; and that "Body and Soul" was meant to be uncomfortable for its readers in pointing to our constructions of social and physical difference.